Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Social Work
Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Part Time or Full time Position
Fixed Term (12 months maternity leave backfill)
Community Development Worker – Class 2b Yr 6
An enthusiastic worker is sought to provide face to face secondary consultations with patients, families and health professionals in order to improve access and care for Aboriginal patients. The AHLO will work with clients, and carers, to provide practical and culturally appropriate support to ensure they are followed up post discharge from acute health care with improved linkages to GP’s, community health etc. The AHLO will also be expected to work collaboratively with positions in the community such as Inner South Community Health Service (ISCHS) and Access Health to develop efficient and coordinated services in response to the needs of the local ATSI community. There will be community outreach component to this role as well as work within the family violence service.
Relevant tertiary qualifications in Health, Disability, Education, Social Sciences, Community Development or Project Management
Experience working with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population.
Demonstrated experience in designing and facilitating training programs.
Hospital based work experience.
Discount Health Insurance
Car Parking (subject to availability)
Child care services
Applications close (11pm 03/09/2019)
Please Note: Due to the specific requirements of this position, you must identify as being from an Aboriginal background to be considered.
Please Address Selection Criteria with your application.
All enquiries to Bridget Wall – Manager Social Work, Pastoral Care, Language Services and AHLO Program on 9076 3026.
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.